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Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Paralegal. We are seeking a qualified, dynamic and dedicated individual to join our team and contribute to the success of our company.


Main responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services – Legal Division, your responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare various simple resolutions
  • Update minute books, registers and corporate database
  • Prepare filings with Statistics Canada and Federal, Provincial and Extra-provincial returns
  • Conduct research with Corporations Canada, Registraire des entreprises, Register of Personal and Movable Real Rights and Soquij
  • Assist in the preparation of Board and Committee meeting documentation (including notices of meeting, resolutions, notes for Chairman and drafting of meeting minutes) and logistics (including travel reservations, ground transportation and hotel accommodations)
  • Assist with the coordination, logistics and documents surrounding the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
  • Prepare filing of Insider Reports on SEDI and TSX reports
  • Assist in the preparation of continuous disclosure documents (including management proxy circular and annual information form)
  • Prepare various forms and questionnaires to directors and officers
  • Conduct administrative work (including managing organizational charts, invoices, expense reports, mail and correspondence, etc.)


Requirements

  • 1 - 3 years of experience as a corporate paralegal
  • Previous experience working at a public company and/or in securities would be an asset
  • Diploma in Paralegal Technology
  • Must be bilingual (oral and written) and have solid drafting skills (French grammar must be impeccable)
  • Must demonstrate the company’s core values, including strong ethics, professionalism, integrity, confidentiality and discretion
  • Must be able to manage stress well during period of intense activity
  • Must be very efficient, organized, disciplined and detail oriented
  • Must take initiative and be proactive
  • Must have the capacity to adapt to change, to be versatile and flexible
  • Must have a very good working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be a good team player
  • Must possess sound judgment and common sense
  • Must be available to travel occasionally for Board and Committee meetings
  • Must be available to work overtime during peak periods (such as quarter-ends and Board and Committee meetings)
  • Knowledge of electronic platforms commonly used for the administration of stock options and share unit plans, posting of Board and Committee meeting material and corporate database would be asset


To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to Marie-Hélène Cloutier at [email protected].

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